CHEW, v.t.1. To bite and grind with the teeth; to masticate, as food, to prepare it for deglutition and digestion.2. To ruminate in the thoughts; to meditate; as, to chew revenge.3. To champ; to bite, hold or roll about in the mouth; as, to chew tobacco.4. To taste, without swallowing.
CHEW, v.i. To champ upon; to ruminate.Old politicians chew on wisdom past.
CHEW, n. That which is chewed; that which is held in the mouth at once; a cud.